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You'd Better Believe It

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ISBN-10: 0881508047

ISBN-13: 9780881508048

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bill James

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This is Bill James' first mystery: a dark, menacing novel that introduced Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur to readers in England and the United States. Harpur's domain is a small seaport city south of London. It's not unusual for the big-town criminals to consider such a spot as easy prey. At such times a policeman must rely keenly upon his colleagues, to be sure, and also upon his retinue of "narks," i.e., tipsters. This time it's a Lloyd's branch that's the target. When the heist is postponed, a policeman is killed. One nark, then another, is murdered. As Harpur becomes driven to his limit, he must bypass regulations and settle things once and for all with a vicious crook named…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Critically-acclaimed crime writer Bill James is a former journalist, and wrote for The Sunday Times, the Daily Mirror, the Spectator, the New Review and Punch. Married, with four children, he lives in Wales.